Suburb Profile Report for West Gosford NSW (2250)

West Gosford House: Median price $590,000, Annual capital growth 9.55%, Number of sales 12, Weekly median advertised rent $433

West Gosford Unit: Median price $404,000, Annual capital growth 4.78%, Number of sales 30, Weekly median advertised rent $378

  • House
  • Unit
Source: CoreLogic RP Data
  • Median price
  • Number of sales

Source: CoreLogic

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Giving property investors a a solid capital gain of 19.49% for the last year, West Gosford, 2250 is the 306th highest performer in Australia in this respect.

Comparing West Gosford,2250 ‘s 5year and quarterly average capital gain offered to property investors, it performed less well across the longer period

In the last year 12 properties changed hands in West Gosford, which puts it as the 1393th most active market in NSW when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

The NSW suburb of West Gosford, 2250 is in the Gosford local government area.

Over the last year, property investments in West Gosford, 2250 have given investors a capital gain of 3.72%. This compares averagely with the 5.88% for NSW as a whole.

Data for the last quarter indicates that, in the short term at least, the capital value growth rate for property investors in West Gosford has increased when compared to the 5 year average annual rate.

At number 62th of NSW’s most discounted properties, West Gosford is in the bottom 20% of the state/territory when listing in order of most discounted to least.

Advertised rents are around the $377.5 mark per week – giving a return of 4.86% based on the median price in Suburb

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$590,000 $404,000
13.35% 10.46%
19.49% 3.72%
9.55% 4.78%
$433 $378
12 30
3.81% 4.86%
N/A 39.95

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Very good (U), Balanced (H)
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Demographics
Total population 1393
Median household income ($/weekly) 790
Median age of persons 45
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1400
Average household size 1.9
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    25-34 years 187 13.4
    35-44 years 145 10.4
    45-54 years 174 12.5
    75-84 years 141 10.1
    85 years and over 172 12.4
    Others 572 41.1
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 547 55.1
    Registered Married 346 34.8
    Defacto Relationship 100 10.1
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 960 76.9
    Croatia 19 1.5
    Papua New Guinea 39 3.1
    United Kingdom 99 7.9
    Other 34 2.7
    Others 98 7.8
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 26 2.2
    Christianity 867 73.0
    Hinduism 9 0.8
    Islam 8 0.7
    No Religion 271 22.8
    Others 7 0.6
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 75 13.1
    $400-$599 94 16.4
    $600-$799 76 13.2
    $800-$999 69 12.0
    $1,500-$1,999 61 10.6
    Others 199 34.7
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 517 48.6
    Employed, worked full-time 349 32.8
    Employed, worked part-time 133 12.5
    Employed, away from work 35 3.3
    Unemployed, looking for work 30 2.8
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 99 19.2
    Technicians & trades workers 75 14.6
    Clerical & administrative workers 71 13.8
    Sales 58 11.3
    Labourers 68 13.2
    Others 144 28.0
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 22 11.0
    Infants/Primary 60 30.0
    Secondary 41 20.5
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 34 17.0
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 32 16.0
    Others 11 5.5
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 466 39.0
    Flat, unit or apartment 372 31.2
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 353 29.6
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 3 0.3
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 280 47.6
    Fully owned 164 27.9
    Being purchased 110 18.7
    Other tenure type 34 5.8
    Tenure Type
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